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Apr. 17, 2014 @ 04:23 PM

Tractor-trailer runs into Rite Aid

Turkey truck crashes into local store.

Apr. 17, 2014 @ 03:19 PM

Tree falls on man Wednesday

Man dies while working to clear land.

Apr. 17, 2014 @ 04:24 PM

Home News gifted to Wingate University

Local paper gets new owner.

Apr. 17, 2014 @ 03:13 PM

Man arrested for break-ins

Man charged for Dollar General and Buddy's Point break-ins.

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Apr. 05, 2014 @ 10:22 AM

Piedmont wins Game 3, takes series from WHS

Piedmont High played error-free baseball and got a three-hit shutout from junior pitcher David Nash in a 10-0 win over Weddington that was shortened by the mercy rule on Friday. The Panthers won two out of three games against Weddington, which won the 3A state title in 2012 and 2013.

Apr. 04, 2014 @ 09:03 AM

Warriors bounce back, even series

Weddington High scored in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat Piedmont 6-5 in a matchup between two defending state champions. Piedmont won the first of the three-game series 8-7 in nine innings. The final game of the series is being played Friday night in Unionville.

Apr. 01, 2014 @ 11:28 PM

Panthers rally past Weddington in nine innings

Piedmont High trailed by four runs entering the bottom half of the seventh inning, but the Panthers tied it up and went on to win in extra innings, 8-7. The historic game marked the first time in Union County history two defending high school state champions played each other in baseball.

Mar. 29, 2014 @ 03:26 PM

A win worth bragging about

After losing a pair of one-run baseball games to Weddington earlier in the week, Cuthbertson got over the hump and salvaged the third game of the series with an 8-6 home win on Friday. The victory is extra satisfying for the Cavaliers, considering Weddington has won the last two 3A state titles.

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Mar. 22, 2014 @ 03:40 PM

Iraq War vet: Wanda Butler

She had just landed her helicopter in Saudi Arabia’s searing mid-day heat.Getting out, she took off her helmet letting her hair drop down. A shepherd was watching this. His eyes widened as he raised his hands and began shouting with shock and outrage at the sight of a woman flying an aircraft.

Jan. 25, 2014 @ 10:24 AM

'Ziti with your 'Sweetie' is Women's Club fundraiser

Let’s get down to Waxhaw business!  The Waxhaw Woman’s Club is holding a fundraiser, “Ziti With Your Sweetie,” on Valentine’s Day, Friday evening, February 14th, from 5:30 p.m. until  8 p.m., at the Waxhaw Woman’s Club, 200 East South Main Street, in Waxhaw.

Jan. 23, 2014 @ 05:23 PM

Exercise lowers health risks

The Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center in Monroe has a variety of fitness classes to help seniors stay active. 


Dec. 14, 2013 @ 04:24 PM

Carnes decorates salon in style

Local business ready for Christmas.

Nov. 28, 2013 @ 02:24 PM

Women of the Word turns 100

It started with 21 women in the home of Mrs. A.M. Crowell. It was Nov. 28, 1913, and the Women of the Word were just getting started. In those days, the group from St. Luke’s Lutheran was called the Women’s Missionary Society, and each woman was responsible for the five-cent dues.

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Apr. 12, 2014 @ 04:43 PM

Letters to the editor

There is no risk of a constitutional convention

Take nothing at face value … investigate

Finally scared enough to vote?

Check the batteries in your smoke detector

Transparency vs. paranoia

Feb. 08, 2014 @ 10:20 AM

My alternative to Obamacare

When the health care debate began, I warned that the President’s health care bill was the wrong direction for our nation and North Carolina.  I offered an alternative then—The Patients’ Choice Act—along with Senator Tom Coburn because health care was broken before Obamacare.

Jan. 18, 2014 @ 03:45 PM

Marketing is theme of Entrepreneurs meeting

How do you like that frost on your car windows in the morning?

Jan. 18, 2014 @ 03:43 PM

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Mar. 30, 2013 @ 06:57 PM

The Eighth Station

Arriving at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, the church representing the eighth station of the cross, Mark Kocik, of Marshville, pauses in the archway for a scripture reading prior to entering the sanctuary for the church's traditional Good Friday service at noon. Several dozen Christians met at the First Presbyterian Church earlier to participate in the eight stations of the cross ceremony, carrying the cross to eight locations in the downtown area, pausing for prayer and scripture at each station.

Feb. 19, 2013 @ 10:39 PM

Frankie Richard

As temperatures once again climbed into the 60's recently, Frankie Richard, of Albemarle, steals a few rays of sunshine between customers last Tuesday afternoon at Union Thrift Store on Charlotte Avenue. Richard oversees the thrift shop for owner, Rick Roberts, four days a week.

Feb. 02, 2013 @ 09:20 PM

Tower Techs

Clark Dunn, left, passes tools over to co-worker Brad Lehrmann as they work about 80 feet up on a 300 foot cell tower in Stallings recently. The two were part of a five man crew from FDH Engineering, assigned to add structural supports to the tower to accommodate additional equipment for carrier upgrades.

Jan. 31, 2013 @ 09:37 PM

Zach Wallace & Major - Weather feature

Zach Wallace, of Wingate, enjoyed the t-shirt and shorts weather earlier in the week as he walked Major, his seven-month-old Weimaraner along Pearl Circle in Wingate. Wallace, a Wingate University graduate, is a first-year law student the Charlotte School of Law.